A few published ideas & sci communication

The Policy is Dead, Long Live the Policy — Revealing STI Policy Priorities and Government Transitions via Network Analysis 

Imagine science policies as a game of musical chairs. Each new government changes the tune, causing a scramble! Ideally, the music wouldn't stop, keeping a consistent rhythm across administrations. This hardly happens in dev. countries. This is what this paper is about in Colombia.


Industry & research fronts in Latin America and the Caribbean

This study dives into the exciting world of "industry-research fronts," where private companies and research institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean collaborate on cutting-edge projects. 

The Colombian scientific elite

While global science giants like Nobel laureates grab headlines, this study explores the less-examined world of "developing country elites." Using Colombia's national prize winners as a lens, it delves deeper than just publications, analyzing impact, collaboration, and research focus.

Identifying the dissension in management and business research in Latin America

This study digs into the puzzling case of Management and Business Research n Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). It uncovers a field fractured by "disciplinary dissension," where different approaches and ideas clash instead of building on each other. 

Winners and runners-up alike? 

This study examines the impact of Colombia's prestigious Alejandro Ángel Escobar Prize (AAEP) on the citation trends of recipients of both the award and the special mention. It finds no significant "halo effect" in citation per article post-recognition, suggesting that the award typically follows a period of high academic productivity. The study highlights the importance of recognizing scientific elites in developing countries.

Bibliometrics and the Study of Academic Knowledge Circulation

This chapter explores science mapping in scholarly communication, using co-authorship and co-word analysis. It reveals a 17% annual growth in knowledge circulation literature since 1996, with increasing global collaboration. Despite evolving themes, consistency remains in areas like IT-based knowledge management.

What is the Message of Mission Statements?

This study maps mission statements worldwide, addressing gaps in sample size, focus on research-intensive organizations, text mining, and access to past texts. It analyzes 1,955 research institutions and 1,330 NYSE-listed firms, using semantic network analysis to identify key word-clusters by sector. 

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